Steve Jobs, former CEO and Co-Founder of Apple, has passed away. He was a visionary responsible for transforming the consumer electronics industry and ushered in a new era of digital innovation. From running one of the most successful companies in history to his ability to think outside the box, Steve Jobs will be missed, but not forgotten. In other news, the FCC wants all phones to have GPS by 2018 to aid 911 emergency responses. The FCC gave manufacturers an eight-year timetable to create location-capable handsets starting in 2010. And finally, Microsoft will offer streaming television through Xbox after partnering with Verizon and Comcast for programming. Over 40 television and entertainment companies will provide content including Time Warner, HBO and BBC. Some programming will be free while other content requires a paid Xbox Live account.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 6, 2011
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).